PEARL JAM Guitarist Set For Benefit At THUNDERBIRDS Game

PEARL JAM guitarist Mike McCready will play the national anthem and drop the ceremonial first puck at the Seattle Thunderbirds' March 6 Western Hockey League game at KeyArena for a night benefiting the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. A portion of the proceeds for each ticket purchased by March ...

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THE DARKNESS Set For OZZFEST's Main Stage

British rock sensation THE DARKNESS have secured a slot at this year's Ozzfest, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. They will join OZZY OSBOURNE, JUDAS PRIEST and SLAYER on the main stage at the festival, which is set to kick off in early July. As previously reported, SLIPKNOT and HATEBREED are expected to co-headline Ozzfest 2004's ...

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HATEBREED, CALIBAN Confirmed For Turkey's ROCK THE NATIONS Festival

HATEBREED, CALIBAN and MORIBUND OBLIVION are the latest bands confirmed for this year's Rock The Nations Open Air Festival, scheduled to be held July 3-4 in Istanbul, Turkey. The complete list of bands current set to appear at the event is as follows: PAUL DI'ANNO U.D.O PAIN OF SALVATION AMON AMARTH MARDUK MALEVOLENT CREATION HATEBREED ...

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LEMMY's Rockabilly Project To Release Live DVD

LEMMY, SLIM JIM & DANNY B., the rockabilly project featuring MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, STRAY CATS' Slim Jim Phantom and THE ROCKATS' Danny B. Harvey, filmed their January 13 performance at The Cat Club in Hollywood, California for an upcoming DVD, due later in the year. Among the cover songs performed by the group during ...

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LEAVES' EYES Complete Video For 'Into The Light'

LEAVES' EYES, the new band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY (who are fronted by Liv's husband Alexander Krull), have completed their video for "Into the Light", the first single off the band's upcoming debut album, "Lovelorn", due on May 24 through Austria's Napalm Records. The video ...

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GRIMFIST Begin Work On New Material

GRIMFIST, the Norwegian band featuring ex-IMMORTAL/current HYPOCRISY drummer Horgh, are currently working on songs for their second album, tentatively due in late 2004/early 2005 through Candlelight Records. The follow-up to last year's "Ghouls of Grandeur" "will become a beast unlike none other," the band promise in their latest newsletter. "We will slay with this release, ...

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RUDY SARZO Joins YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's Touring Band!

Legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE) will be joining YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's touring band for the North American leg of his "Attack!! Tour 2004", which is scheduled to kick off on March 3 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Appearing alongside Malmsteen and Sarzo for the duration of the trek will be Doogie White (vocals, ...

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